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Oregon demands quick fix to high lead levels in Portland water

It has been six years since Dr. Marc Edwards first identified toxic levels of lead in water in Flint, Michigan. Since then, Professor Virginia Tech, credited alongside her colleague with drawing the world’s attention to a brewing water crisis in Flint, has been baffled by the lead levels in another …

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State seeks to speed up credentials for school mental health counselors

Faced with a shortage of mental health counselors in schools, the state’s Department of Education seeks to bring 10,000 more professionals to campuses at a time when federal public health officials call for action to address the growing youth mental health crisis in the country. The adviser’s effort, which requires …

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Racist and homophobic insults spray painted at the high school of the Academy of San Dieguito

ENCINITAS – Authorities are investigating spray-painted racist and homophobic slurs at San Dieguito Academy High School in Encinitas on New Years Day, an incident that has sparked demands to end discrimination in the school, district and town. This was at least the third incident of hate graffiti on a campus …

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Meisha Porter had 3 goals as Head of Schools in New York: “Open. Open. Open.’

Meisha R. Porter became New York’s Schools Chancellor in March, tasked with reopening the nation’s largest school district, serving nearly one million students, during the pandemic. Prior to becoming chancellor, she was executive superintendent for the Bronx, principal, principal, vice-principal and teacher. She was also a public school student herself, …

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A message from Superintendent Dr. LaTanya McDade

A message from Dr LaTanya McDade December 30, 2021 Dear PWCS Families, Employees and Community, Hope you had a relaxing and enjoyable vacation. As we prepare for the return of our students and staff on January 3, 2022, the division is closely monitoring developments around the Omicron variant and the …

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Sally Smith Levy Obituary – The Burlington Free Press

Sally Smith Levy Middlebury – Sally Smith Levy, 91, of Middlebury and South Burlington, passed away peacefully on November 29, 2021. Sally was born on May 8, 1930 in Saranac Lake, NY, daughter of Sarah A. and Elmer W. Smith. Sally grew up in Saranac Lake and attended Saranac Lake …

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With high hospitalizations from COVID-19, experts warn flu could strain limited sources | news

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TXKToday.com: TEXarkana high school students to build single-engine aircraft | Public and private schools

TEXarkana ISD announced a partnership that will provide students with a new hands-on learning opportunity in aerospace engineering. TEXarkana’s board of directors has approved a partnership with Tango Flight, an innovative course in which students build almost an entire full-size, fully operational aircraft at school. In addition to the aviation …

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High profits in 2021 will give way to high costs in 2022

It always seems strange to use the last week or two of the current year as a platform for visualizing the year ahead. How does looking in the rearview mirror give anyone a clear idea of ​​what to expect? This was certainly the case for most agricultural markets a year …

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Allowing unvaccinated people to use public transport will invite ‘explosive transmission’ of COVID-19, Maharashtra government told High Court

The Maharashtra government told the Bombay High Court on Wednesday that allowing unvaccinated people to mix with others using public transport would endanger the lives of others and promote “explosive transmission” of the coronavirus and of its variants. “The government of Maharashtra, as parens patriae (guardian of the state) cannot …

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